Seismic surveys on the coastal plain of Alaska’s Arctic refuge would cause long-lasting damage, study says

Seismic surveys on the coastal plain of Alaska’s Arctic refuge would...

When a team of Alaska scientists warned more than a year ago that seismic surveys for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal...
Russia charges Norilsk mayor with bungling fuel spill response

Russia charges Norilsk mayor with bungling fuel spill response

MOSCOW — Russia said on Thursday it had charged the head of the remote Arctic city of Norilsk with criminal negligence over what investigators...
Russia detains three as wind complicates the clean-up of an Arctic fuel spill

Russia detains three as wind complicates the clean-up of an Arctic...

MOSCOW — Russian investigators on Wednesday detained three managers of an Arctic power station in connection with a huge fuel spill last month, as...
Alaska will see a big increase in health-damaging air pollution from wildfires, study says

Alaska will see a big increase in health-damaging air pollution from...

Air pollution from wildfires will double for most of Alaska by mid-century, and some populations in both rural and urban areas will be especially...
Fuel from Russian Arctic spill reaches large lake, says governor

Fuel from Russian Arctic spill reaches large lake, says governor

MOSCOW — Diesel fuel from a major spill in Russia's Arctic has reached a pristine lake which is the basin of a river flowing...
The massive Norilsk fuel spill could be linked to permafrost thaw, a growing threat to Arctic infrastructure

The massive Norilsk fuel spill could be linked to permafrost thaw,...

A tank collapse that led to one of the largest ever oil spills in the Russian Arctic may have been caused in part by...
Fuel leak risk at Arctic mining site flagged by Russia years before spill

Fuel leak risk at Arctic mining site flagged by Russia years...

MOSCOW — A Russian safety watchdog warned a subsidiary of mining giant Norilsk Nickel in 2017-2018 about dozens of violations at a fuel site...
Putin chides Nornickel, orders law change after Arctic fuel spill

Putin chides Nornickel, orders law change after Arctic fuel spill

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin chided the billionaire boss of Norilsk Nickel on Friday over a huge Arctic fuel spill and ordered changes...
Russia’s Nornickel says it will pay for clean-up after fuel spill

Russia’s Nornickel says it will pay for clean-up after fuel spill

Russian mining giant Norilsk Nickel will fully finance the clean-up operation after a major fuel spill in the Arctic and sees it costing around 10 billion...
Mudslide in Arctic Norway sweeps houses into the sea

Mudslide in Arctic Norway sweeps houses into the sea

OSLO — A powerful mudslide in Arctic Norway swept eight houses and the piece of land on which they stood into the sea, where...